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Training Officer


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine
Vacancy number
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Functional level
Number of posts
Duty station
Date of issue
General Minimum Requirements

The general minimum requirements for working with the OSCE are:

  • Excellent physical condition
  • Possession of a valid automobile driving license and ability to drive using manual transmission
  • Ability to cope with physical hardship and willingness to work extra hours and in an environment with limited infrastructure
Field of Expertise Requirements

The general minimum requirements for working in this field of expertise are:

  • University education in human resources management, public administration, international relations, international law or other related field
  • Proven experience in adult education or in the design, development, management and implementation of training courses for staff development
  • Ability to write and edit training materials
  • Good presentation and communications skills
  • Sound computer skills to include MS Power Point
  • Familiarity with multimedia presentation equipment
Level of Professional Competence Requirements

Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:


First level university degree or equivalent experience


Minimum 2 years of relevant professional experience including minimum 1 year in a relevant field strongly preferred

Mission Specific Requirements

Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:


  • University degree or equivalent in social sciences, police, military or related field
  • Trainer/Instructor in operations or security procedures
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and designing training packages including operations and security training
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, planning and delivering training related to operations and security
  • Excellent communication, presentation and team-building skills 
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision in an environment where rapid response to emergencies is essential
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds whilst maintaining impartiality and objectivity
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English 
  • Cultural sensitivity and political judgement 
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and with limited time frames
  • Ability to operate Windows applications, including word processing and email, and excellent PowerPoint presentation skills


  • Experience of working in hostile environments and mitigating potential security threats
  • Knowledge of the Ukrainian and/or Russian language
  • Driving license Class 'C'
Tasks and Responsibilities

The assignment of the selected candidate will be initially until 31 March 2015, subject to extension.

Under the overall supervision of the Human Resources Officer, the Training Officer:

  1. Organizes and delivers security briefings for all Mission members and local staff;
  2. Liaises and co-ordinates with other training officers for the complete training of Mission members and local staff;
  3. Delivers operational and security training to all Mission members;
  4. Liaises closely with Team Leaders and Security Officers in the field in order to conduct regular training needs assessments;
  5. Produces training guide/manual/modules for security and operations training, and ensures regular updates of training packages;
  6. Evaluates the effectiveness and efficiency of the security and operational training;
  7. Undertakes other tasks and assignments, as requested.

The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages the nomination of qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds.

Candidates should, prior to applying, verify with their respective nominating authority to which extent financial remuneration and/or benefit packages will be offered.

Please apply to your relevant authorities several days prior to the deadline expiration to ensure timely processing of your application. Delayed nominations will not be considered.



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